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Offline tropdevin

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Whitefriars ???
« on: October 09, 2008, 09:21:55 PM »

I think this item is Murano. Any views?

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Offline Leni

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Re: Whitefriars ???
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2008, 09:25:49 PM »
I agree.  Definitely not Whitefriars.  Look like Murano canes to me.
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Offline tzenka

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Re: Whitefriars ???
« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2008, 09:27:31 PM »
It doesn't even remotely look like Whitefriars... Has Murano written all over it... For the discerning collector???  ::)


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Re: Whitefriars ???
« Reply #3 on: October 10, 2008, 01:32:39 AM »
This looks similar to something I picked up in the 90s. It has a La Fenice sticker which I think is a generic label. Canes are not quite Fratelli Toso. They look more like some in one of my Seguso weights.
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Re: Whitefriars ???
« Reply #4 on: October 10, 2008, 07:49:25 AM »
might be worth a bid just for the box, but on the other hand the User's ID kept private, a bidder upper
cheers Ray


 

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